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North Bethesda, MD, November 1, 2012- LibLime, a division of PTFS, announces that five new school libraries in the Rocky View School District (Alberta, Canada) have officially gone live on LibLime Koha. Bearspaw School, Muriel Clayton Middle School, Elbow Valley Elementary School, Rainbow Creek Elementary School, and Springbank Middle School are the newest schools to go-live on LibLime Koha.
Indiana Librarians, Professional Development Opportunity, 12 LEUs Online Arts and Crafts for Youth Librarians Workshop
Indiana Librarians, Professional Development Opportunity, 12 LEUs Online Arts and Crafts for Youth Librarians Workshop Opens November 12, 2012
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San Diego, California (Online)— October 31, 2012
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Unique online professional development opportunity for Indiana Librarians. Enroll today in the Arts and Crafts for Youth Librarians @ http://www.artmuseums.com/youthlibrarians.html offered by Art Teacher on the Net
Course Title-Arts and Crafts for Youth Librarians
Birmingham, Ala. — Wednesday, October 31, 2012 The — American Library Association (ALA) and EBSCO are partnering to offer seven scholarships for librarians to attend the 2013 ALA Annual Conference in Chicago. The meeting — which will take place June 27 – July 2, 2013 — offers an opportunity for continuing education, meetings, and interaction with colleagues.
Each EBSCO scholarship will be in the amount of $1,000. The scholarship money is to be used for conference registration, travel, and expenses.
Birmingham, Ala. – October 31, 2012 – EBSCO is pleased to announce the winner of its 2012 Charleston Conference Scholarship: Zeeshan Ullah, assistant librarian at Central Library, Islamia College Peshawar, Pakistan. This year’s event — the 32nd Annual Charleston Conference, titled “Accentuate the Positive” — will be held November 7 – 10, 2012, in Charleston, S.C.
~ New Resource Available from EBSCO Publishing Focuses on Mexican-American,
Chicano and Broader Latino Experience ~
IPSWICH, Mass. — October 30, 2012 — Information designed to explore the broad dimensions of class, race and gender within the Chicano and Latino U.S. experience is now available through EBSCOhost® from EBSCO Publishing (EBSCO). Chicano Database™, a bibliographic index formerly available via First Search from OCLC, furthers research, teaching and scholarship for Chicano studies programs and broader ethnic studies curricula.
The Libraries and Access to Justice Webinar Series concludes with our forth webinar, Thursday November 1. Pro Bono Net is producing these webinars in collaboration with the Legal Aid Society of Louisville, Central Minnesota Legal Services and Legal Services State Support (MN), with funding from the Legal Services Corporation's Technology Initiative Grants program. The series will help librarians better assist library patrons with legal needs by presenting a range of free online access to justice resources, and will showcase successful models for legal aid-library collaboration.
North Bethesda, MD –October 26, 2012 – Students in Dr. Nashrawan Taha’s Automation of Information Centers and Libraries course at the University of Jordan will begin utilizing LibLime Koha this fall through LibLime's Koha with Class program.
~ Partnership between Digitalia and EBSCO Publishing Brings Wide Spectrum of Spanish Titles to EBSCO Discovery Service™ ~
IPSWICH, Mass. — October 25, 2012 — EBSCO Publishing’s (EBSCO) recent agreement with content partner, Digitalia will enable Spanish content, serving a vast range of interest and needs, to be discoverable within EBSCO Discovery Service™ (EDS). Digitalia is a global leader in quality content with thousands of e-books from the most renowned Spanish and Latin American Publishing Houses, as well as relevant Spanish journals that cover all topics of interest.
~ Latest Information in Field of Library and Information Science ~
IPSWICH, Mass. — October 23, 2012 — Library & Information Science Source™, the definitive resource in the field of library and information science, is now available from EBSCO Publishing (EBSCO). Library & Information Science Source is a full text resource designed to help librarians and researchers easily find the latest information in a rapidly evolving field of library and information science.
LibLime and WALDO Announce the University of Advancing Technology Has Selected LibLime Academic Koha
North Bethesda, MD – October 18, 2012 – LibLime, a division of PTFS, and WALDO (Westchester Academic Library Director’s Organization) are proud to welcome the University of Advancing Technology (UAT) to the LibLime Academic Koha development group. The UAT has selected LibLime Academic Koha to replace its legacy ILS because of the advanced functionality of the features designed and deployed by the WALDO Development Group, as well as, the cost savings in annual support, maintenance, and hosting.